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Nowadays, as one of the world’s largest producers and exporters of cotton, Uzbekistan is undoubtedly one of the leading participants in the world cotton market. 

Uzbek delegation at the OSCE Gender Equality Review Conference

IA “Jahon”, Vienna - Uzbek Delegation participated in the OSCE Gender Equality Review Conference on the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the 2004 Action Plan for the Promotion of Gender Equality.

During the conference, the Uzbek side informed the foreign participants about the measures undertaken in the republic to implementing women’s rights and to ensure their full participation in socio-political and socio-economic life of the country.

Representatives of 57 member-countries of the OSCE and the UN, as well as international organizations, civil society and independent institutions participated in the conference.

Samarkand is on the list of the top 50 Cities to visit.

IA “Jahon” - On seventh of July “Huffington Post”, the famous American edition, published an article “The Top 50 Cities to See in Your Lifetime”.

Samarkand - pearl of the Orient is among the most famous cities of the world.

As have been mentioned in publication, Samarkand is an ancient city of the“Silk Road” and the madrasas and mosaics of the monumental Registan square are among the world's most beautiful examples of Islamic architecture.

“With its prestigious museums, famous street markets, and bustling financial center, it is no wonder that London is one of the world's most-visited cities.”

Rating is compiled by «Huffington Post» together with the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern cities of Asia, the Americas, and beyond. According to the authors, these 50 countries on the list are the ones that each person must see during his lifetime.

Samarkand - the only city among Commonwealth of Independent States’ cities ranked in this prestigious list.

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Uzbekistan is preparing to celebrate 23rd Anniversary of independence

President Islam Karimov Receives Turkey’s Foreign Minister

At the Oqsaroy on July 10, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu, who has been in our country on an official visit.

Greeting the guest, the leader of our country stressed that the meeting provided with a good opportunity to assess the current state of Uzbek-Turkish relations and exchange views on priority directions in the further consolidation of bilateral cooperation.

As it was underscored during the talks, Uzbekistan and Turkey have historically been tied by a cultural, linguistic and spiritual community as much as a joint experience of equal and mutually advantageous interaction in the trade-economic and other areas.

In his turn, Ahmet Davutoglu expressed sincere gratitude for a warm welcome and conveyed a deep respect to the President and the people of Uzbekistan on behalf of Turkey’s leadership. The Foreign Minister confirmed the aspiration of his country to uplift the bilateral bonds to a higher level that would be geared to the longer-term interests of our two nations.

Turkey is currently among the top five major foreign trade partners of Uzbekistan. The turnover between the two countries reached 1.347 billion US dollars in 2013 displaying a 10.5 percent growth from the previous year indicator. 485 enterprises with Turkish capital are operating in Uzbekistan at present. Four joint investment projects worth more than 23 million dollars are currently underway in the textile and pharmaceutical industries alone.

An important significance has been attached during the talks at the Oqsaroy to the expansion of contacts in the cultural-humanitarian sphere. The two sides confirmed the joint interest in the promotion of tourist exchange, the promising nature of which can be verified by the Turkish delegation during their forthcoming trip to Central Asia’s ancient cities of Samarkand and Bukhara.

A range of regional and international issues along with other topics of shared interest have been discussed at the meeting.

Symbol of Independence

IA «Jahon» - One of the sacred symbols of national sovereignty is the National Emblem which embodies creative ideas of the Uzbek people. By cherishing the rich spiritual and cultural traditions and values of the ancestors our people are building a country with a great future.

It is hard to overestimate the historical significance of adoption on July 2, 1992 of the Law «On the National Emblem of the Republic of Uzbekistan».

Colors, lines and marks of the National Emblem have deep symbolic meanings that express creative goals, dreams and aspirations of the Uzbek people.

In the centre of the Emblem, there is depiction of the bird Humo (phoenix) with open wings - the symbol of happiness and love of freedom.

The upper part of the Emblem has octahedron, symbolizing the sign of strengthening the country, inside is the crescent with the star.

Depiction of the sun is the wish so the way of our state be illuminated by the bright light. At the same time, it reflects unique natural environment and climate of the country.

Ears are the symbol of lifeblood, stems with opening boxes of cotton is the main wealth of our sunny land, which famed it worldwide. Ears and boxes of cotton, interwoven by the line of the State flag, correspond to the consolidation of the peoples residing in the country.

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International Industrial Fair and Cooperation Exchange

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23rd Anniversary of Indepence

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